Monday, August 30, 2021

Tuesday Tales - Bare


Welcome to Tuesday Tales, the place for weekly FREE READS! Click on the author's name and go to their blog. When you finished reading, return and move on to the next one. This week we’re writing to the prompt ‘bare.’ Thank you for stopping by!


TRISHA FAYE ( Historical Fiction)

When no one else spoke, she added one more tidbit to the conversation. “There was one sad thing that happened today.”

VL LOCEY (MM Contemporary Romance)

Oh yes, a toast to the groom and groom was coming up.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Small Town Romance)

“Earth to Morgan. Come in, Morgan.”

JEAN JOACHIM (Historical Romance)

“And Miss Chesney, too? I’m a lucky man.” He shot her a dazzling grin.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Holiday Romance)

Did her friends really believe she was that big a drama queen, that emotionally fragile?


I bent down and pressed a palm to the dirt.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Tuesday Tales - Simple


Welcome to Tuesday Tales! This week our group is writing to the word prompt "simple." 
Click on the links to enjoy the excerpts and leave comments for the authors. 
Thank you for stopping by.

She flexed her fingers over her plate as if an imaginary typewriter hovered over it.

Sometimes his stomach overrules his brain.

When I saw her glance my way, I gave a cheery wave as if nothing was on my mind.

Susanne Matthews (Holiday Romance)

Each keeping one child had been a simple solution to the problem. 

“Not too big for me.”

Monday, August 16, 2021



Welcome to Tuesday Tales. This week we're writing to picture prompts. Each author picks a picture and writes their story around it. Above are the pictures selected for this week. In addition, the author must confine the story to a maximum of 300 words. Please hop to all the authors and read all the stories. And we love to get comments, so feel free. 

Click on the author's name to go to their blog. Then return to read the next. Thank you for coming! 

JEAN JOACHIM (Historical Romance)
"Make sure that sheriff minds his manners. Or I'll have to give him a lickin'." 

V.L. LOCEY (MM Holiday Romance)
I removed the wrapping paper from my present. 

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
“And that’s what tonight is. A special occasion.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Small Town Romance)
She always wondered what it would be like to kiss him.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Holiday Romance)
In all honesty if she was sick, it was probably an illness of her own making. 

Monday, August 9, 2021

Tuesday Tales From the Word CREAM


Where has the summer gone? Around here, we've had cool fall nights far too soon. Welcome to this week's edition of Tuesday Tales. Our authors have created scenes for you incorporating the word CREAM. Why not check them all out? Feel free to comment. We all love hearing from our readers. 

V.L. LOCEY (MM Holiday Romance)

His love for her and his father was evident, and theirs for him was just as plain.

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)

“You ever feel worried with so many German prisoners there?”

 TRICIA ANDERSEN (Small town Romance)

“I’m sure he’s dying to meet you, too.”

 JEAN JOACHIM (Historical Romance)

Martha sensed heat in her face.


“After all, her sister is in a pretty pickle.”

 SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Holiday Romance)

He would’ve promised to lasso the moon if it made Luke rest easier.

Monday, August 2, 2021

Tuesday Tales - Word Prompt "Cushion"


Welcome to Tuesday Tales! This week our group is writing to the word prompt "cushion." Click on the links to enjoy the excerpts and leave comments for the authors. Thank you for stopping by.


"Well, from what I heard it was pretty hot and heavy."

V.L. LOCEY (MM Holiday Romance)

That would be no small feat but if anyone could turn the world on its ear I assumed it would be Julian Baez.

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)

"What are your plans when the war is over? You going to stay here in Algona?"

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Holiday Romance)

"I'm here, Luke." His own voice was hoarse, filled with pain.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Small town Romance)

That's who he wanted, not the goth tattoo artist.

JEAN JOACHIM (Historical Romance)

Sarah laid down the basket of flowers on the kitchen table.